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21 May
Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
3 Jul 2021
Scientists say they have found a new class of memory cells in the brain that remind us who we know and why. It may help us age in the digital age.
21 Jun 2021
Nigeria’s renowned architect, Fola Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87 according to a statement released by his family. Alade was the brain behind architectural masterpieces including the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos; the National Stadium, Lagos; and the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square.
12 Mar 2021
Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka talks about the brain behind the construction of Nigeria's National Theatre and why we need to start afresh on the choice of a national centre.
21 Feb 2020
A British woman, Dagmar Turner, 53, went under the knife at King’s College Hospital in London to have a dangerous tumour removed from her brain. The complicated brain surgery saw her play her beloved violin through part of the operation, as requested by the doctors to preserve her kills.
20 Feb 2020
A violinist help surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument.
2 Oct 2019
Our brain has 86 million neurons, connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of the key applications is neuromorphic computing - computers inspired by brain architecture.
8 Dec 2018
Adonis Stevenson remains in a ''critical condition'' with a brain injury according to boxer's doctor.
25 Mar 2018
Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder caused by abnormal developments or brain damage before, during, or after a baby’s birth. Cerebral palsy affects movement, posture and muscle tone, reflex and balance.

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